There is open/free trial access to the new streaming video collection Classical Music in Video (Alexander Street Press) for the entire month of April. Click on Classical Music in Video, then click the Go To Product box in the right column. If that doesn’t work, try this: Access the collection here.
Classical Music in Video currently includes 600 videos, totaling more than 300 hours of performance and teaching, and will grow to more than 1,500 performances and 1,000 hours of viewing. All forms and periods of classical music are covered, including performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances. Also included is the masterclass series from the Masterclass Media Foundation. Other content includes performances, interviews, and documentaries from music DVD producer EuroArts.
The Library is considering the purchase of this new streaming video database, so your feedback is most welcome. Please contact Cathy Lutz (x2-5459; email@example.com) with your comments on this product by the end of April. You may also want to compare the content with that in Opera in Video and the Music and Dance films in Films on Demand. Trial ends May 12, 2012.